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- 12/30/12--09:33: _Top Twelve of ’12
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- 12/29/13--06:21: _Top 12 of ’13
- 12/30/14--13:37: _Top Wines of 2014 –...
- 12/31/14--07:37: _Top Twelve of 2014
- 02/08/16--08:34: _Top Twelve of 2015
- 12/30/16--09:23: _Top Wines of 2016 –...
- 12/31/16--16:02: _Top Twelve of 2016
- 12/31/17--06:25: _Top Wines of 2017 –...
- 01/05/18--08:46: _Top Wines of 2017
- 12/28/10--21:49: Top Dozen Wines of 2010
- 12/27/11--04:39: Top Dozen Wines of 2011
- 12/28/12--12:12: Second Dozen (And Some) of 2012
- 12/30/12--09:33: Top Twelve of ’12
- 12/22/13--09:18: Top Wines of 2013 – Second Dozen
- 12/29/13--06:21: Top 12 of ’13
- 12/30/14--13:37: Top Wines of 2014 – Second Dozen
- 12/31/14--07:37: Top Twelve of 2014
- 02/08/16--08:34: Top Twelve of 2015
- 12/30/16--09:23: Top Wines of 2016 – Second Dozen
- 12/31/16--16:02: Top Twelve of 2016
- 12/31/17--06:25: Top Wines of 2017 – Second Dozen
- 01/05/18--08:46: Top Wines of 2017
One more year is passing by, becoming memories. As the closing bell nears, we often like to count good things which happened during that year. After reading the post by Joe Roberts, where he talks about his ten most interesting wines of the year, the idea for this post was born. Here we go – […]
I’m not sure I fully believe it, but time has come to sum up another year. Same as last year, I’m going to present you with a dozen of most exciting wines of 2011. I keep mentioning that quality of the wines available from all over the world is getting better and better, and it […]
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Anywhere you look, people are summing up their experiences for the year which will become history in the mere 5 days. “The best thing I did last year”, “the best thing I ate”, “the best trip I took”, “the best picture” and so on and so forth. This very blog is not an exception to […]
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Here we are. 2012 is almost over. There were bad things, there were good things. And the world didn’t end on December 21st. Unexpected, huh? But we are talking about wine here, so let’s get to it. The time has come to finish summing up the year worth of wines, and come up with the […]
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“Best wines I had in a year”, “my best restaurant experiences”, “top gadgets of the year” – as the year is winding down, the “best of the best” lists are being produced all of the blogosphere and traditional media. Of course, your truly is not an exception – this is the forth year in the […]
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Here we are again, on the subject of Top Wines of 2013. You already saw my second dozen (and some), and the time has come to present the top list. In case you missed my lengthy explanation about the logic of this list, let me reiterate the main point – these are my most memorable […]
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Here we go again – another year is winding down in a mere 2 days. Thus the time has come to summarize all the great wine experiences of the 2014. It is always fun, and it is always a challenge – was that wine worthy of the “Top Wines” list? Or may be the other […]
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And here we are – Talk-a-Vino Top Dozen of [most memorable] wines from 2014. I already presented to you the second half of the top list (here is the link), together with all the explanations regarding rationale and all the dos and don’ts, so instead of repeating myself, let me jump directly to the wines. […]
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In the 5 years this blog exists, I always summarized my wine experiences of the year with the list of most memorable wines. For the 2010 and 2011, the top lists included exactly 12 entries. However, 2012, 2013 and 2014 lists comprised of a first and a second dozens for the total of 24 wines […]
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Here we are again – another year is about to become a history, which means it is time for one of my favorite wine aficionado exercises – reliving the best wine moments of the year to create the list of Top Dozen wines of 2016. Ever since this blog started back in 2010, Top Dozen […]
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And now, the moment you’ve been waiting for … cue in the drum roll… Talk-a-Vino Top 12 wines of 2016. Well, okay. I’m sure you were not really waiting for this moment, but nevertheless, I made up my mind about best of the best wines I experienced this year, and now I’m ready to present […]
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? It’s that time again! The year is ending, and it is always fun to look back and reflect on the things which are now becoming the past. Of course, there all sorts of memories linked to the year which is about to depart, the bad, the good (hopefully none of the “ugly”, right?). It’s […]
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And here are my top most memorable wines of 2017. A few days ago, I published the first part of the top wines list, and now the time has come to look at the most memorable wins of 2017. The logic behind the list is explained in the post about the second dozen of the […]
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